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ReadyKidSA: For Military Families

Home to Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland and JBSA-Camp Bullis, San Antonio is known as Military City, USA®. MISSION UNITED connects active-duty service members, reservists, veterans and their families to vital community resources through calls to United Way’s 2-1-1 Helpline.

ReadyKidSA: For Military Families - Family & Home Life Support

Family & Home Life Support

Mission United

With a $4 million grant from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County (UWSA), on behalf of the ReadyKidSA Coalition and others, is the lead for the San Antonio Military/Veterans Prevention Programs Coalition (SAMVPPC). The SAMVPPC will develop a Resource Directory for Military/Veteran Families that is user-friendly, frequently updated, available in print, online, and will develop a phone app with local partners.

 

The focus of this grant is to increase Military and Veteran families’ protective factors and reduce the risk of child abuse and/or neglect by stitching together the vast resources available across multiple sectors so that families can easily access the resources they might need.  Research has shown that six protective factors are closely linked to a happy and resilient family:

 

  • Family functioning/resiliency
  • Social support;
  • Knowledge of parenting/child development;
  • Concrete support;
  • Nurturing and attachment
  • Children’s social & emotional development.

Eligible Participants: Active duty military member, veteran, national guardsman, reservists and/or retirees who have children 0-17 years of age, regardless of income or discharge type.

 

For more information, please contact Rachel O’Hern at rohern@unitedwaysatx.org

ReadyKidSA: For Military Families - For Veterans and Families

For Veterans and Families

San Antonio Coalition for Veterans and Families

The San Antonio Coalition for Veterans and Families (SACVF) is focused on helping veterans, their families and caregivers.

 

Tex-Vet – Alliance for Veterans and Family

ReadyKidSA: For Military Families - Relocation

Relocation

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

The following information was put together by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce to help your visit or relocation to San Antonio is smooth. Please contact The Chamber’s communications office at communications@sachamber.org if you have an idea of other resources that should be listed here.

 

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ReadyKidSA: For Military Families - Additional Services

Additional Services

Family Service 

Parent and Children’s Resources Child Care Resource & Referral, a Child Care Aware ® Quality Assured Consumer Education and Referral Service, is committed to supporting our nation’s military families and strengthening child care through a partnership with the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agency (NACCRRA) and Department of Defense (DoD).

 

Joint Base San Antonio: Military and Family Readiness Programs

The Military & Family Readiness Centers provide programs, referrals and services to Active Military and their Family, Reservists, Coast Guard, National Guard , Retirees, DoD civilian employees and DoD contracted employees.

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